Terrible Advice Tuesdays: A slime coat enhancing product should be added before you scrape your tank’s glass. The slime coat product will help prevent the fish from getting sick from the stress of the algae scraper or razor blade.
The rest of the story: (I’m trying to stop laughing long enough to write a response…) Fish might get startled or scared from you scraping your tank’s glass. This fact is definitely true. However, that doesn’t mean they’ll get sick from it, or that you need to add slime coat enhancing products just because you are scraping down your tank.
If your fish get scared, they’ll go hide until you are done scraping. In time they’ll likely get used to you scraping down your tank’s glass and follow the algae scraper around to eat whatever comes flying off!
Forget the slime coat enhancing product when you scrape the glass. Just scrape and move on with life!Browse the Store! Questions?